[ shuh-vey ]
/ ʃəˈveɪ /

noun Jewelry.

a smooth gem with a slightly depressed surface.

Origin of chevee

< French chevée, noun use of feminine of chevé, past participle of chever to make a hollow in < Latin cavāre, derivative of cavus hollow; see cave Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019